Mission: To provide the science-based information needed to conserve, appreciate, and effectively manage the living resources of Missouri.
Resource Science Projects
MDC manages 69 areas with unstaffed shooting ranges that provide various kinds of shooting opportunities including: archery, rifle, handgun, and shotgun opportunities. We assessed user needs and desires, and compliance with rules and regulations.
The Missouri Department of Conservation offers over 420 miles of equestrian trails at more than 40 areas. To improve our knowledge of Missouri’s equestrians, their preferences and habits, MDC conducted a scientific survey of more than 5,000 users...